Harvey, Irma, and Maria: Questions Hospitals Need to Answer Before a Hurricane Hits

Medical facilities that sit in hurricane-prone regions know to remain prepared before, during, and after the regular storm season, which extends from June 1 to December 1. But Harvey and Irma struck with surprising speed and strength, leaving many facilities with one question: How can a hospital possibly prepare for an event of such magnitude?

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Assessing Linen Safety After A Flood

As the hurricane season continues to interrupt day-to-day normalcy for millions in and around the Caribbean, healthcare organizations in the affected areas—and elsewhere—should take steps to ensure that their linens remain safe for patient use.

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Service Animals in the ER

Balancing the need to keep medical settings safe and clean with the rights of patients with disabilities and their service animals has challenges.

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